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Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka surpass 11,000 mark

Total confirmed Covid-19 cases passed 11,000 today, (01) the Ministry of Health announced.
The latest spike in figures came after 204 more persons were tested positive for the virus. Sri Lanka has confirmed a total of 397 infections so far within Sunday (01st Nov).
Health Ministry’s data revealed that Sri Lanka has confirmed 11,060 novel coronavirus infections to date.
All the fresh positive cases have been linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster, which registered a record total of 7,582 cases since the beginning of October.
Epidemiology Unit says 6,134 active cases continue to receive treatment at selected hospitals while  Covid-19 recoveries reached 4,905 earlier today, after 506 patients were discharged from hospitals as they have returned to good health.
The country has also witnessed 21 deaths from the virus, up to date.